# Btus To Calories Conversion

1 Btu = 252.19021687207 cal

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## How to convert btus to calories (Btu to cal)

The formula for converting btus to calories is: cal = Btu × 252.19021687207. To calculate the btu value in calories first substitute the btu value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 btu in calories we follow these steps:

cal = Btu × 252.19021687207

cal = 1 × 252.19021687207

cal = 252.19021687207

In other words, 1 btu is equal to 252.19021687207 calories.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 btus to calories is:

- Understand the conversion formula: cal = Btu × 252.19021687207
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for Btu so the formula becomes: cal = 6 × 252.19021687207
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 252.19021687207 = 1513.14130123242 cal

In summary, 6 btus is equal to 1513.14130123242 calories.

## Converting calories to btus

In order to convert the other way around i.e. calories to btus, you would use the following formula: Btu = cal × 0.0039652608749183. To convert calories to btus first substitute the calorie value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 calorie in btus we follow these steps:

Btu = cal × 0.0039652608749183

Btu = 1 × 0.0039652608749183

Btu = 0.0039652608749183

Or in other words, 1 calorie is equal to 0.0039652608749183 btus.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Btu?

### What is a Calorie?

## Btus To Calories Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common btus to calories conversion values.

British Thermal Unit (Btu) | Calorie (cal) |
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1 Btu | 252.19021687207 cal |

2 Btu | 504.38043374414 cal |

3 Btu | 756.57065061621 cal |

4 Btu | 1008.76086748828 cal |

5 Btu | 1260.95108436035 cal |

6 Btu | 1513.14130123242 cal |

7 Btu | 1765.33151810449 cal |

8 Btu | 2017.52173497656 cal |

9 Btu | 2269.71195184863 cal |

10 Btu | 2521.9021687207 cal |

11 Btu | 2774.09238559277 cal |

12 Btu | 3026.28260246484 cal |

13 Btu | 3278.47281933691 cal |

## Other Common Btu Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from btus to other energy units.

Conversion | Result |
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1 btu in joules | 1055.87 J |

1 btu in megajoules | 0.00105587 MJ |

1 btu in watt hours | 0.29329722222222 Wh |

1 btu in kilowatt hours | 0.00029329722222222 kWh |

1 btu in megawatt hours | 0.00000029329722222222 MWh |

1 btu in therms | 0.00001 thm |